This is AP News Minute.
President-elect Donald Trump is beginning to fill out his governing team. Trump announced Friday he intends to nominate Senator Jeff Sessions to serve as Attorney General and Representative Mike Pompeo as Director of Central Intelligence Agency.Lieutenant General Michael Flynn has been selected as National Security Advisor.
President-elect Trump is due to meet 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney this weekend. (Romney: Here’s what I know…) During the 2016 campaign, the two traded accusations. Romney lambasted Trump as a “fraud and con man.” In response, Trump called Romney a “loser.”
Hundreds were forced to leave their homes in Western Chile as a result of a massive wildfire. The fire is currently affecting nearly 1,500 acres of pasture land, brush, eucalyptus and pine trees, making it harder to extinguish.
And turkey help is now a text away. Cooks with questions, ranging from how big of a bird they need for the holiday to how to thaw out their turkey, now have a new option: they can text 108-Butterball.
Tracy Brown, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.